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A Seaford man has been arrested in connection with a domestic assault. Delaware State Police were called to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon for an assault victim. The 19 year old victim told police she was arguing with her boyfriend – 28 year old Rayshawn Sheppard at his home. As she left, he began throwing her belongings outside and was struck by an object as she started to pick up her belongings. She was able to stand when she spotted Sheppard spraying lighter fluid on her items. The victim was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. Sheppard was arrested at his home later in the evening and charged with possession of a deadly weapon, 2nd degree assault and criminal mischief.